Finding fake news -- Breitbart (part 2)

When people look to back up their preconceived ideas of society, the internet has made it easy to find a website source stating any viewpoint as fact. How do we discern who is actually trustworthy?Yesterday, Lyle sent me a flurry of news meant to prove that 3 million illegal immigrants voted for Hillary Clinton, as put forth by Infowars and our President-elect.I went over his first link yesterday. You can find that story here.Let's move on to his second piece of evidence: .@parentwin — LyleRuderburg (@BetterGemsToday) November 29, 2016 This is a link to a Breitbart story, entitled Illegal foreign voting in Virginia covered up by Soros-backed Democratic Officials, says report ....more

Debunking a conspiracy theory -- 3 million fraudulent Hillary voters (part 1)

Media are a wreck. In this day of opinion everything and cherry-picked facts, people are searching for ways to find their own information. We need to know how to source our own news, as most outlets aren't doing a good enough job for the nation ....more

How to Help Your Teen Pass Their Driving Test - S post

Passing your driving test can be a pretty momentous thing when you're 17, and most people who learned to drive as soon as they were old enough remember the experience with pride. If you have a teenage son or daughter who is about to start learning to drive, you probably want to support and help them as much as you can, so that they can get this big achievement for themselves without too much stress or frustration.Here are some ways you can assist your child in the process of learning to drive, studying for their theory test, and ultimately getting their driver's license:Make Sure Your Own Theory Knowledge and Driving Skills are on PointBefore you start giving your child advice or tips, or helping them to study their theory or practice driving, make sure that you yourself are fully knowledgeable about things like the Highway Code, and that you aren't exhibiting any bad driving habits that have developed over the years. The theory test may well have changed since you did your own, and there may have been changes to the laws of the road, so test your own knowledge at Toptests ....more

Hillary Clinton helps give life to cancer patient

Cold. Calculating. Ambitious. Dishonest. Self-serving. Hawkish. If a situation has no way to serve her purposes, she turns her back and walks away. She doesn’t love America or its people. She doesn’t care about their struggles. She cares about Hillary Clinton....more

Hillary Clinton helps give life to cancer patient

Cold. Calculating. Ambitious ....more

5 Checkups and Exams to Have as You Get Older - S Post

As you get older, your body starts to change. This means that illness and disease can come on stronger. For your protection, it’s a good idea to have certain preventative tests and exams done to ensure that you are in good health or to catch anything serious before it spreads ....more

We exist in a narrative of failure

When you became a parent, everything was so hard. You stopped knowing how to live. Without a day job to structure your hours, you got lost between day and night, between baby breakfast and snack ....more

Children break things

In 2008, my husband and I bought a vase.We had just moved into our first legitimate home together. Everything was brand new to us. The place seemed huge ....more

How to make s'more cookies EPIC FAIL

Perhaps the best part of this video is my child mimicking me, unbeknown to me, through the whole beginning. Thanks, babe ....more

Orlando Shows That We Are Not a Well-Regulated Militia

The Second Amendment reads: "A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed." Passed by Congress in 1789, and ratified in 1791, it is clear that this amendment was put into place well before the average citizen had access to automatic weapons....more
I think the issue is that guns are too accessible. The perpetrator of the Orlando shooting had ...more